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Cybersecurity and Election Interference and Integrity

1h 1m

Created on August 28, 2018



With the 2018 Congressional Midterm elections around the corner, combatting and mitigating election and campaign cyber threats is more important than ever. Join us for a lively discussion on recent data breach events and the state of cybersecurity for federal and state campaigns and elections, including an overview of the state and federal election administration and a break down of the threats to voter data and election systems.

This discussion will be led by Ari M. Schwartz, the Managing Director of Cybersecurity Services at Venable LLP and the former senior director for cybersecurity on the United States National Security Council Staff at the White House, and Ronald M. Jacobs, the co-chair of Venable LLP’s Political Law Group.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Analyze of recent events including the ongoing Cambridge Analytica data use scandal and the RNC voter database leak
  2. Dissect cybersecurity for campaign organizations and advertising issues
  3. Scope out the federal landscape of election security policy from Congress and relevant agencies
  4. Discuss tactics for threat mitigation and the future impact of major data breach events

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